Year of Mercy Column: The Gaze of Mercy

Year of Mercy Column: The Gaze of Mercy

Author: Peter Yaremko Today is the third Sunday of the Nativity Fast (Advent). In little more than a week, Pope Francis will open the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Advent has been called Little Lent, because it is a time of repentance in preparation for the celebration of...
Year of Mercy Column: The Hundreth Lamb

Year of Mercy Column: The Hundreth Lamb

Author: Peter Yaremko What does the Jubilee logo try to say to us? The logo and the motto of the Jubilee Year of Mercy summarize what the Year is all about. The motto Merciful Like the Father invites us to follow the example of the Father, who asks us not to judge or...
Year of Mercy Column: Why Mercy?

Year of Mercy Column: Why Mercy?

Author: Peter Yaremko The Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis begins December 8. What is it that makes mercy such an important part of our relationship with God and in our treatment of other people? Why is Pope Francis dedicating an entire year for us to...
Year of Mercy Column: Announcement

Year of Mercy Column: Announcement

Author: Peter Yaremko The Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis begins one month from today—December 8. Even though it’s weeks away, we should get ready now to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event. The Jubilee Year is a new step on the Church’s journey...